This is the dramatic moment raging floodwaters in Honduras almost swept a biker over a cliff at the side of a road on May 10. Though the biker was knocked off his vehicle, he was eventually hauled to safety on the other side of the flooded road.
spate of tornadoes touched down Friday in rural parts of Nebraska, tearing up trees, powerlines, farm buildings and damaging some homes, and one storm chaser had an extraordinarily close encounter with a forming twister.
AccuWeather storm chaser Reed Timmer found himself in the midst of a rapidly developing vortex west of McCook, Nebraska, around 6 p.m. local time.
"I was unable to get back to the vehicle and couldn't see it, so I just turned my back to the wind and hoped for the best until it passed," Timmer said.
This is the moment a man sheltering from a storm was hoisted into the air by the wind. The man was holding on to a support attached to a tin roof when the shelter was blown up by the wind - taking him with it. The video shows him dangling in the air, hanging on to the pole, before he lets go and falls to the ground, before running away. One local said: "The storm winds were so high that within a moment, the tin roof was blown up along with the support which the man held for his safety.
A Chinese man luckily survived falling into a river after the six-meter-high river bank collapsed underneath him in Baoding City, north China's Hebei Province. Reportedly, the man was deliberately jumping beside a large crack on the riverbank just minutes before the incident.
At about 11:45 p.m. last Friday, several people witnessed a meteor flying over the skies of Chicago, and naturally, many took to social media to share the footage they captured of the event.
For instance, in the north suburban area of Riverwoods, some residents were able to capture the event with their security cameras, while a police officer in the west suburbs of Woodridge also captured the event with a dash cam.
The dashcam in an Ocean City Police Department patrol vehicle captured a meteor streaking across the sky over Ocean City, Maryland, on April 16. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association confirmed the meteor on Wednesday.
A strong earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan early Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region.
The 6.1 magnitude quake was centered northwest of the city of Hualien and almost 19 kilometers (12 miles) deep, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau said.
Water pipes at the city's train station burst and rail traffic was briefly suspended. Schools along the east coast were evacuated, with students holding their backpacks over their heads for protection.
Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, including three children, and injured dozens. The storm damage stretched north to Ohio. (April 15)
At least seven people were killed after a flash flood caused by a freak rainstorm hit the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen last night, local authorities said.
The victims were dredging workers who were swept away while they were cleaning drainage pipes in Luohu and Futian districts, the city's emergency management office said today, adding that four others remained missing.
Video footage of the heavy downpour shows civilians being rescued from a bus trapped on a flooded road. Other clips show stalled vehicles submerged in floodwater and firefighters rescuing drainage crew members.
Over a decade ago, there was an epic battle between lions, buffaloes and a crocodile at a waterhole called Transport dam. That video was aptly named Battle at Kruger. Well, 10 years later, the next generations of lions at Transport Dam recently faced their own failed hunt due to a huge herd of buffalo and crocodiles interfering!
This is the terrifying moment a dog walker gets smashed by huge waves crashing over a seawall during a violent storm in Cornwall. Shocking video footage shows how a woman put "her life at risk" as violent waves battered the coastline at Goodrington beach, in Paignton.
Onlooker, Wayne Kingsley, filmed the footage as he watched on with his son and wife in "disbelief". He captured the clip at around 7.45pm on Friday (April 5), as huge waves battered the shore and says the woman could have been "swept out to sea"